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Minister Byrne announces €2.28m for 12 strategic initiatives to implement the National Drugs Strategy

The Minister of State with responsibility for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne TD, today (Tuesday) announced the allocation of an additional €2.28 million over three years for 12 strategic health initiatives to address priorities set out in the National Drugs Strategy. Each initiative will receive a total of €190,000, with funding


EU Falsified Medicines Legislation – Update on National Arrangements for Implementation

Extension of FMD Use and Learn period Ireland beyond September 2019 (Updated on 3 September 2019) On Saturday 09th February the European Commission’s Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/161 on Safety Features on Medicinal Products for Human Use, came into operation across Europe. The Delegated Regulation supplements the Falsified Medicines Directive 2011/62/EU, by setting out detailed rules